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Image for The Photographic Album [CDV / Cartes de Visite Photo Album]

The Photographic Album [CDV / Cartes de Visite Photo Album]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1880

Seller ID: 2158807

Condition: Good


No date, circa 1880. Most of clasp and portions of two insets missing, wear to corners with minor loss, minor damage to edges of a few pages as if photos once stored were taken out with less care than necessary. Empty album designed for storing CDVs. A very decorative example, with embossed green leather boards, gilt titles & decorations, insets designed to evoke pearls set in brass, brass clasp, stamped floral design in wooden fore-edge. Blank index page indicates space... View more info

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Souvenir of Niagara Falls [Photographic Viewbook]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1870

Seller ID: 2203189

Condition: Good


Rear boards lightly stained and wrinkled, several pages split at fold and reattached at binding, 1 inch damaged area to top corner of two pages. 1870 Hard Cover. Accordion-fold viewbook including 25 black-and-white photogravure illustrations of Niagara Falls from various viewpoints. Includes an image of a tight rope walker crossing the falls with the Maid of the Mist in the background, another of Signorina Spelterina tight rope walking, several of the railway suspension ... View more info

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Late 19th Century Photo Album

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 2260190

Condition: Good


Hardcover with clasp. Front hinge split, boards lightly rubbed, three black-and-white images laid in. Unpaginated. Late 19th Century photo album. Hardcover with clasp. View more info

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Chicago Album [Photographic Viewbook]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leighton & Frey Souvenir View Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 2266644

Condition: Fair


Pages loose from binding, one page loose from remainder of photos, chip from top corner of one page with minimal loss from one image, a few smudges on front board. 1896 Hard Cover. An accordion style viewbook of late 19th century Chicago, including a two-panel panorama and World's Fair views. View more info

Image for A Condensed History of the 143d Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, of the Civil War 1861-1865. Together with a Register or Roster of All the Members of the Regiment, and the War Record of Each Member, as Recorded in the Adjutant-General's Office, at Albany, N.Y. [143rd]

A Condensed History of the 143d Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, of the Civil War 1861-1865. Together with a Register or Roster of All the Members of the Regiment, and the War Record of Each Member, as Recorded in the Adjutant-General's Office, at Albany, N.Y. [143rd]

By: A Committee of the 143d Regiment Association

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Newburgh Journal Printing House and Book-Bindery: 1909

Seller ID: 2067971

Condition: Good


Binding a bit shaken, ink name, address, & date on front flyleaf, note about previous owner affixed to front endpaper explains his relation to a Civil War veteran, additional photograph tipped in following dedication page with labels related to same veteran added, tear to one photograph. 1909 Hard Cover. 239 pp. 8vo. Purple blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes two black & white photographs of groups of soldiers, and several individual photographs of officers. View more info

Peepshows: A Visual History

By: Balzer, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abrams: 1998

Seller ID: 2278626

ISBN: 0810963493

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1998 Large Hardcover. This intriguing work presents five centuries of peepshow boxes and lore from Europe, Asia, and the United States in a roughly chronological fashion. Balzer, an enthusiast and collector, gives the topic a strong visual treatment with nearly 200 illustrations drawn from his collection of peepshow images and objects, mostly 19th-century French and English prints. View more info

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Edward Curtis: The Master Prints

By: Curtis, Edward; Monroe, Dan L. (Foreword); Worswick, Clark; Haukaas, Thomas (Afterword)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Arena Editions: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1893331

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal loss of gilt from titles, otherwise an exceptional copy. 2001 Large Hardcover. 191 pp. Original beige cloth, gilt titles, photographic plate mounted on front board. Edward S. Curtis was the greatest photographer of Native Americans that this country has ever produced. Curtis photographed more than eighty Native American tribes at what for many was the penultimate moment of their existence in a period spanning more than three decades. Seen in Curtis... View more info

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Mathew Brady: Historian With a Camera

By: Horan, James D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers: 1955

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2263599

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Tape remnant on front jacket panel, a few tape remnants on jacket reverse. 1955 Large Hardcover. 244 pp. 12 x 9. Numerous photos. Mathew B. Brady (May 18, 1822 – January 15, 1896) was one of the most celebrated 19th century American photographers, best known for his portraits of celebrities and the documentation of the American Civil War. He is credited with being the father of photojournalism. View more info

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Campfires and Battlefield: An Illustrated History of the Campaigns and Conflicts of the Great Civil War [American]

By: Johnson, Rossiter; Morgan, J.T.; Howard, O.O.; Connor, Seldon; Howard, Henry W.B.; Gordon, John B.; Tanner, James; Kilmer, George L.; Pickett, L.C.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Desmond Publishing Company / Bryan, Taylor & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 2277952

Condition: Very Good


Corners rubbed with some loss from spine head and foot, contemporary advertising card for N.E. Billings Confectionery laid in, binding slightly shaken. 1894 Full-Leather. 551, [1] pp. Full burgundy leather, gilt titles, debossed design, all edges gilt, floral decorated endpapers. The Great Picture History of the Civil War, hundreds of photographs (including many by Matthew Brady and other notable photographers of the era), lithographs and reproductions, cartoons, facsimi... View more info

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War: The Camera's Battlefield View of Man's Most Terrible Adventure, from the First Photographer in the Crimea to Vietnam

By: Leventhal, Albert R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ridge Press / Playboy Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1775886

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed & toned. 1973 Large Hardcover. 252 pp. A complete history of military photojournalism, with hundreds of photographs depicting 14 wars from 1854-1973. View more info

Mathew Brady's Illustrated History of the Civil War

By: Lossing, Benson J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Fairfax Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2278627

ISBN: 0517225190

Condition: Good


Edge wear to jacket. 1977 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Any buff of the US Civil War knows there is a BIG question on just how much Matthew Brandy actually shot with his camera. There is little doubt he often took credit for those working under him, and showed a bent at making the Brady name linger in history as the first to photograph a war from beginning to end. But that question pushed aside, forget who took what pictures, unless argui... View more info

Image for The Photographic History of the Civil War, in Ten [10] Volumes: Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities -- The Opening Battles; Two Years of Grim War; The Decisive Battles; The Cavalry; Forts and Artillery; The Navies; Prisons and Hospitals; Soldier Life, Secret Service; Poetry and Eloquence; Armies and Leaders

The Photographic History of the Civil War, in Ten [10] Volumes: Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities -- The Opening Battles; Two Years of Grim War; The Decisive Battles; The Cavalry; Forts and Artillery; The Navies; Prisons and Hospitals; Soldier Life, Secret Service; Poetry and Eloquence; Armies and Leaders

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan; Lanier, Robert S.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: The Review of Reviews Co.: 1912

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2274226

Condition: Good


Second edition. Former library copies, with remnants of call number stickers on spines and library bookplates on front endpaper of each volume. Publisher insert entitled The Story of the Civil War You Never Heard Before laid in. 1912 Hard Cover. Ten hardcover volumes. Tall 8vo. Miller's famous visual history of the American Civil war. Vol. 1: The Opening Battles (contributors: William Taft, James Barnes, et al); Vol. 2: Two Years of Grim War (text: Henry W. Elson; photog... View more info

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The Art and Practice of Silver Printing

By: Robinson, H.P.; Capt. Abney

Price: $100.00

Publisher: E. and H.T. Anthony: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262842

Condition: Fair


First edition. Lacks title/copyright page, a few pages repaired at binding, corners rubbed. 1881 Hard Cover. 128 pp. 29 pages of advertisements for various photographic equipment follow text. An early work on the silver gelatin process in photography, published just ten years after it was invented by Richard Leach Maddox. Illustrations in text. Contents include: Preliminary Experiments; Preparation of Albumenized Paper; The Sensitizing Bath; How to Keep the Sensitizing B... View more info